Episode #1148

Centennial Celebrities

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Sunday, December 04, 2011

As the year comes to a close, this week’s Pipedreams features a collection of music by composers (mostly) with important birthday anniversaries in the year 2011.

Program details:

GIAN CARLO MENOTTI [1911-2007]: Ricercare –John Weaver (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Episcopal Cathedral, San Francisco) Pipedreams PD 1001.

MARCO ENRICO BOSSI [1861-1925]: Dafne e Cloe and Gaudeamus igitur, from 3 Pieces, Opus 142 –Andrea Macinanti (1910 Vegezzi-Bossi/Saluzzo Cathedral, Cuneo, Italy) Tactus CD-862714.

NINO ROTA [1911-1979]: Valse Carillon [1975]; Toccata, The Duke of Wüttenberg, from Casanova [1976]–Livia Mazzanti (1988 Kleuker-Steinmeyer/Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland) RCA 47016.

NINO ROTA: Sonata for Organ –Harald Feller (1998 Goll/Church of St. Martin, Memmingen, Germany) Oehms 606.

LOUIS COUPERIN [1626-1661]:3 verses of Pange lingua –Davitt Moroney (1714 Boizard/Abbey Church, Saint Michel en Thiérache, France) Temperaments CD-316001/02/03.

JEAN-JACQUES GRUNENWALD [1911-1982]: Offertoire, from Cinq Pieces; Toccata, from Suite Number 2 – Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/L’Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) Festivo 6961 912 & Festivo FECD-159.

 

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